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Britain opens first subsidy-free solar power farm
Britain’s first solar power farm to operate without a government subsidy is due to open in eastern England on Tuesday, as a sharp fall in costs has made renewable energy much more economical.
Reuters
 
Climate change causes compensation conundrum
Following recent hurricanes, should fossil fuel companies pay for their role in causing climate change?
eco-business.com
 
Ciudades ayudando a ciudades a combatir el cambio climático
Incluso si Estados Unidos se retira del acuerdo internacional para limitar el cambio climático, pues bueno, las naciones no son las únicas protagonistas. Si cada ciudad con una población de más de 100,000 habitantes ‘se pusiera de pie’ y decidiera actuar, ellas podrían representar el 40% de las reducciones requeridas.
Futuro Verde
 
'Attacked from two sides': Antarctic sea ice hits another record low
Sea ice around Antarctica has shrunk about 2 million square kilometres in just three years, swinging from a record large maximum area covered to a record low, in a shift that could have implications for the global climate.
Sydney Morning Herald
 
Acuerdo de París es una garantía de fondos verdes para Nicaragua
Aunque el ser o no parte del Acuerdo de París, hasta ahora, no implicaría que Nicaragua quede fuera del financiamiento que estaría destinado para las acciones de mitigación y adaptación, para Ruth Herrera, presidenta de la plataforma Nacional de Defensa del Agua y la Vida, la decisión de formar parte de la negociación internacional fue motivado para asegurar dicho financiamiento.
La Prensa
 
Transforming corporate clean energy commitments into action
In the days after President Donald Trump’s announcement to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, more than 1,200 cities, states, universities, and corporations declared, "We are still in."
GreenBiz
 
Exxon Aims to Cut Methane Leaks, a Culprit in Global Warming
Exxon Mobil announced a program on Monday to reduce emissions of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, from its oil and natural gas production and pipeline operations across the United States.
NY Times
 
 
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